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synonyms for flog a dead horse

  • belabor
  • dwell upon
  • harp on
  • linger over
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How to use flog a dead horse in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Four years ago Hetton's horse had been first favourite, but it was ignominiously beaten.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOG A DEAD HORSE

  • belabor
  • dwell upon
  • flog a dead horse
  • harp on
  • linger over
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.